Back to Trigeminal neuralgia. Most people with trigeminal neuralgia will be prescribed medicine to help control their pain, although surgery may be considered for the longer term in cases where medicine is ineffective or causes too many side effects. The painful attacks of trigeminal neuralgia can sometimes be brought on, or made worse, by certain triggers, so it may help to avoid these triggers if possible.
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Trigeminal neuralgia TN is the most frequent type of neuropathic facial pain affecting one or more branches of trigeminal nerve. Here, a year-old woman diagnosed with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia ITN presented with complaints of pain over right side of the face with redness of the eyes and excessive lachrymation since 5 years with weekly acute episodes of shooting pain. Chelidonium was chiefly prescribed followed by few doses of Spigelia as per indications which provided adequate pain relief.
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Some patients with facial neuralgia respond favorably to vitamin B12 injections. Treatment with B12 injections was found to alleviate the condition. Jitendra K.
Trigeminal neuralgia can cause what some sufferers have described as blinding pain in the cheek, jaw, forehead, eye, and teeth on one side of the face. Pain can affect both sides of the face, but this is very rare and pain symptoms will affect only one side of the face at a time. The shooting pains have been likened to an electrical shock and an episode of trigeminal neuralgia pain can last up to two minutes. Trigeminal neuralgia treatment often involves medications or surgery.
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